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How to spot a fraudulent charity if you want to give to hurricane relief

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In response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, many South Carolinians are searching for ways to help victims. (Source: CNN) In response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, many South Carolinians are searching for ways to help victims. (Source: CNN)
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In response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, many South Carolinians are searching for ways to help victims. 

But you need to be warned - there are fake charities that could pop up in the coming weeks. Seek out a charity that needs your support.

Get more information on a particular charity by visiting the SC Secretary of State's Office. Only donate to well-known charities, and watch out for charities that have sprung up overnight. 

Lastly, know who's calling and asking for your money. For the best organizations to donate to, click here. 

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